P35K shabu seized in Brgy. 12

Sun Star Bacolod - - Top Stories - BY MERLINDA A. PE­DROSA

AN ES­TI­MATED P35,000 worth of shabu or metham­phi­ta­mine hy­drochlo­ride was seized in a drug bust oper­a­tion of Po­lice Sta­tion 1 on Rizal Street, Bay­walk Recla­ma­tion Area, Barangay 12, Ba­colod City yes­ter­day morn­ing.

The oper­a­tion also led to the ar­rest of Joelito Her­mosa, 27, of Barangay 12.

Po­lice Ma­jor Jovil Sedel, chief of Po­lice Sta­tion 1, said Her­mosa was ar­rested af­ter he was caught sell­ing shabu to a po­lice un­der­cover at 12:30 a.m.

Po­lice re­cov­ered from Her­mosa’s pos­ses­sion 11 sa­chets of shabu, the P200 marked money, and drug para­pher­na­lia.

The sus­pect is de­tained at the cus­to­dial fa­cil­ity of Po­lice Sta­tion 1 and fac­ing charges for vi­o­la­tion of Repub­lic Act 9165 or the Com­pre­hen­sive Dan­ger­ous Drugs Act of 2002./MAP

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